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The Cockerel and the Cherry Tree

Photograph prompt provided by Na’ama Yehuda

The young cockerel was happy. One day he would the most important individual on the farm, the time keeper. Until then he must learn to be wise. The old owl who lived in the barn had told him so. Today with the hens he was exploring the grounds of a garden. He tried to crow, but failed miserably. He turned to join his mother. Shock rooted him to the ground, the garden had turned pink. Then the breeze lifted the cherry petals back into the air.
Lesson one, said the pigs, you must learn to expect the unexpected.

Contentment is bliss
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  1. Dear Michael,

    A Charlotte’s Web kind of a story. Very sweet.



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